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History, Am.: Colonial



link to catalog page, St. Louis Rising

St. Louis Rising

The French Regime of Louis St. Ange de Bellerive

Author: Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person
Pub Date: April 2015

The myth-busting history of the forgotten figure who guided a great American city through its infancy   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Immigrant Voices

Immigrant Voices

New Lives in America, 1773-2000

Author: Edited by Thomas Dublin
Pub Date: April 2014

A new edition of the classic collection of writings by immigrants to the U.S.   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Ring Shout, Wheel About

Ring Shout, Wheel About

The Racial Politics of Music and Dance in North American Slavery

Author: Katrina Dyonne Thompson
Pub Date: February 2014

A stage-level view of black musical performance and early American conceptualizations of race   learn more...
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link to catalog page SHELL, Wampum and the Origins of American Money Author: Marc Shell
Pub Date: October 2013

A thoughtful exploration of the meanings and metaphors of American money   learn more...
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link to catalog page NORD, Communities of Journalism

Communities of Journalism

A History of American Newspapers and Their Readers

Author: David Paul Nord
Pub Date: 2007

The significance of news and the institutions that produce it to American history   learn more...
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link to catalog page WEAVER, Medical Revolutionaries

Medical Revolutionaries

The Enslaved Healers of Eighteenth-Century Saint Domingue

Author: Karol K. Weaver
Pub Date: September 2006

How slave healers inspired the Haitian Revolution, toppled the slave system in Saint Domingue, and led to the loss of France’s most productive New World colony   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Prologue to a Farce

Prologue to a Farce

Communication and Democracy in America

Author: Mark Lloyd
Pub Date: February 2006

The cure for an American media where market interests have usurped democratic participation   learn more...
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link to catalog page PLECK, Domestic Tyranny

Domestic Tyranny

The Making of American Social Policy against Family Violence from Colonial Times to the Present

Author: Elizabeth Pleck
Pub Date: March 2004

Chronicling the rise and demise of legal, feminist, and medical campaigns against domestic violence from colonial times to the present   learn more...
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link to catalog page EPSTEIN, Sinful Tunes and Spirituals

Sinful Tunes and Spirituals

Black Folk Music to the Civil War

Author: Dena J. Epstein
Pub Date: September 2003

Classic study of black slave music in America   learn more...
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link to catalog page WIGGER, Taking Heaven by Storm

Taking Heaven by Storm

Methodism and the Rise of Popular Christianity in America

Author: John H. Wigger
Pub Date: August 2001

Thorough, readable, and comprehensive, this is the best history of Methodism from the founding of the country into the 1820s   learn more...
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